Posts Tagged ‘Drug’

Local Lad Makes Good

Posted on: June 11th, 2021 by admin

As South Africans, we take pride in highlighting a successful person’s links to our country when describing their accomplishments on […]

When Peer Review Gets Nasty

Posted on: June 4th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

Today’s issue of Science highlights an astonishing story about a Dutch scientist – Elisabeth Bik (seen right, © AAAS) – who is […]

Yesterday was a BIG Day

Posted on: February 5th, 2021 by admin

For over 20 years, the 4th day in February has been recognised as World Cancer Day, an initiative of the Union for […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2020

Posted on: January 1st, 2021 by admin

It’s that time when the journal Science selects a major breakthrough from the past year, together with nine runners-up. Not […]

Vaccines for Breast Cancer

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

For the past few weeks, there has been understandable excitement that vaccines to inoculate people against the Covid-19 virus have […]

Standing Up for Science

Posted on: October 16th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Almost exactly a year ago, on 23 October 2019, CapeRay’s senior management team held an online pre-submission meeting with representatives of the […]

Honeybee Venom Kills Breast Cancer Cells

Posted on: September 4th, 2020 by admin 2 Comments

Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine dating back thousands of years, in which honeybee products – such as pollen, propolis, […]

Where was Peer Review?

Posted on: June 5th, 2020 by admin

The origins of peer review can be traced back over 350 years to the launch of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal […]

Leadership Matters

Posted on: April 10th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago, when the AIDS pandemic was ravaging South Africa, the country’s president, Thabo Mbeki, criticised the scientific consensus that the […]

Scientific Breakthroughs in 2019

Posted on: December 27th, 2019 by admin

Each year at this time, the magazine Science chooses a major breakthrough, together with nine runners-up. The 2019 Breakthrough of […]